Daily Archives: January 18, 2020

COMA’s ‘Metric’ Birthday Party According to international swimming rules (for all pool meets measured metrically) and for USMS long distance rules, a swimmer’s age group for the year is determined by his or her age on December 31, the last day of the year.  So, logically, January 1, the first […]

Long Distance Swimming – February 2020

Ralph Mohr
‘If exercise were a pill, it would be hailed as a “wonder drug.” ‘ We swimmers are doing something right.  We’re just not getting credit for it in international media. A recent on-line article mirrors this: https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51006325.  The article is on marathon runners, in a study done by an English […]

Swim Bits – February 2020